Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/20/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/20/15

With all the great musicians who have come through the NEPA Scene Open Mic Nights at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre, it’s surprising that it took eight weeks for a musical act to win the audience vote, but it’s easy to see why Skip Monday was the first to do so on Tuesday, Jan. 20. […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/13/15

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/13/15

It was another night of hilarious and outrageous comedy at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Night on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre. Fiddy Shades, Joel Bonn, Chris Zawatsky, and C-Rock performed acoustic music, and regular comedians Sergio Marzitelli, Alan Dudeck, Kevin Lepka, Delmer Von W, Zack Hammond, Russell Austin, Elliott Elliott, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/06/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 01/06/14

Comedians have typically swept the audience vote at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Nights, but on Tuesday, Jan. 6, a comedian who is also a magician brought a new trick to the stage of The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre. Tony Klusmeyer entertained everyone with a $5 bill, sleight of hand, and a funny voice, while […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/30/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/30/14

For the first time ever at the NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, a poet won the audience vote with a dramatic and hilarious performance at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Dec. 30. Kyle Rebar blew the audience away with his memorized spoken word pieces, and poets Ali Pica and The Carlton read original […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/23/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/23/14

The NEPA Scene Open Mic Night at the The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Dec. 23 attracted the largest turnout for the weekly event yet, featuring 20 performers that kept the night moving. Regular musicians Your Pal Frank and Fiddy Shades were joined by Cee Rock, Rich Janov, Russell Austin, Glen Hoffman, Dave The […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/16/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 12/16/14

After a few weeks off, the NEPA Scene Open Mic Night returned to the The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Dec. 16, featuring the most diverse lineup of talents yet. Your Pal Frank and Fiddy Shades provided songs on acoustic guitar, while three poets new to this open mic, The Carlton, Gabbie, and Amy, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 11/25/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 11/25/14

NEPA Scene’s second Open Mic Night at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Nov. 25 was again largely a comedy night, headlined by last week’s audience-voted winner, Zack Hammond. Comedians Checkout Joe, Nick Potoeski, Dan Hoppel, Kevin Lepka, and Hammond were joined by Delmer von W and John Walton, while Russell Austin, who told […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEOS: 5 comedians test their varied material at NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 11/18/14

VIDEOS: 5 comedians test their varied material at NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 11/18/14

NEPA Scene’s inaugural Open Mic Night at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Nov. 18 featured six funny local comedians, and one of them, Zack Hammond, won the audience vote that night. We have clips of all the performances below (with the exception of Kevin Lepka), in the order they appeared on stage. Who […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 11/18/14

PHOTOS: NEPA Scene Open Mic Night, 11/18/14

NEPA Scene held its first-ever Open Mic Night at The Woodlands Inn in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Nov. 18, and while all types of artists were welcome to participate, comedians filled six of the eight available slots that evening, turning it into a fun and hilarious comedy night. Kevin Lepka, Zack Hammond, Nick Potoeski, Checkout Joe, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear convention invades Wilkes-Barre

Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear convention invades Wilkes-Barre

It seems that Infect Scranton is no longer the only horror convention in NEPA. The Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear Part II was just announced today, a three-day celebration of horror, sci-fi, and pop culture planned for Sept. 5-7 at The Woodlands Inn and Resort (1073 Hwy 315, Wilkes-Barre). The event is named after “Mr. […]